"For Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved." Acts 2:21 Father in Heaven, I come to you in Jesus name.

I believe Jesus Christ is your son and that Jesus came and lived as man, and he was crucified on the cross for my sins.

I believe Jesus was raised from the dead on the third day and is seated at the right hand of God in Heaven, as the King of Kings and Lord of Lords.

Today I ask that Jesus, your son, would come and dwell in my heart by the Holy Spirit, and I surrender my whole life, my will and desires to Jesus Christ and make him my Lord and King.

Today I choose to give you, almighty God, complete control of my life.

Fill me with your Holy Spirit, forgive me for my sins, and give me your power and ability now to live a life that honors you and brings others to know you. I thank you for this new life I now Have.

I ask this in the name of Jesus Christ Amen.

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How You Can Experience God's Love and Forgiveness: Self-Study Guide

* How does 1 Corinthians 2:14 describe a natural person?
* How do these verses describe a spiritual Christian?
a. Romans 14:22-15:3
b. Galatians 5:22-6:2
* How do 1 Corinthians 3 and Romans 1 describe the worldly believer?
* Which of these characterize your life: the "natural person," the "spiritual man," or the "worldly believer"? What would you like to change in your life? How will you do that?
* In your own words, explain how Romans 7:14-19 relates to your life.
* What does the great promise of Romans 8:1 mean to you?
* Why does God care if there is sin in your life?
* What does each of the following verses tell you about God's view of sin?
a. Ephesians 2:1
b. Psalm 107:17
c. Isaiah 59:2
d. Habakkuk 1:13
* What influence do pride and humility have in the Christian life? (See Proverbs 11:2; 15:33.)
* What do these verses assure you regarding God's cleansing from sin?
a. Psalm 103:3, 9-12
b. Psalm 86:5
c. Matthew 12:21
d. 1 John 1:9
* How does Hebrews 11:1 describe faith? How would you apply that verse in your life on a day-to-day basis?
* What do the following verses tell you about exercising or increasing your faith?
a. 1 Corinthians 2:1-5
b. 2 Corinthians 4:13-18
c. Galatians 5:6
d. James 2:14-26
* God's Word says that your sins have already been forgiven. Why then, do we confess sins?
* If a person has confessed all known sins in his life and has claimed the forgiveness of God, but still has guilt feelings, what should he do?
* Have you confessed all known sin to God and made right every wrong done to others as far as it lies within your ability to do so? (Read Matthew 5:23,24.) If not, what further action do you need to take?
* Think of someone in your family or place of business who doesn't know Christ. How could you influence them to believe in the vitality and excitement of living for Christ?
* Are there any unconfessed sins that are short-circuiting God's power in you life? Take a few moments to list on a piece of paper any sins that the Holy Spirit reveals to you. Write 1 John 1:9 across the list, claiming the verse by faith for your life. Then destroy the list and make restitution, if necessary.

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